The comforts of home served the No. 4 California volleyball team well Friday night, when the Golden Bears swept Arizona, 3-0, at Haas Pavilion. After dropping a pair of road matches last week, Cal did not miss a beat, keeping its home record flawless at 11-0 with the three-set win (25-21, 25-19, 25-21).
With the victory in hand, the Bears improved to 14-2 overall and 4-2 in the Pac-12 while the visiting Wildcats now stand at 10-4 and 2-3 in conference play.
PHILADELPHIA - The No. 11 California Golden Bears got their third shutout of the season, blanking the Temple Owls, 4-0, Friday in Philadelphia. Sophomore forward Jordan O'Reilly had a hand in three of Cal's four goals.
LOS ANGELES - In both teams' Pac-12 opener, California held No. 16/25 UCLA to a 0-0 tie through regulation, but the host Bruins prevailed, 1-0, on a golden goal by Andy Rose in the 91st minute on Friday night at Drake Stadium. The Golden Bears fell to 3-3-2 (0-1 in the Pac-12 Conference), while UCLA improved to 6-3-1 (1-0 Pac-12).
SEATTLE - The No. 15 California women's soccer team recorded a 1-1 draw with Washington in double overtime in front of 1,007 fans at Husky Soccer Field in Seattle Friday evening. The Bears moved to 8-2-1 overall and 1-0-1 in the Pac-12, while the Huskies moved to 4-4-3 overall and 0-1-1 in the conference.
BERKELEY - Top-seeded and No. 1-ranked California women's tennis senior Jana Juricova leads five Golden Bears into the singles quarterfinals after the first day of play in the 2011 Cal Nike Invitational on Friday at the Hellman Tennis Complex. All three of Cal's doubles teams also advanced out of the first round and received quarterfinal berths in a successful start to the fall tournament season.
FRESNO, Calif. - California men's tennis redshirt freshman Chase Melton came out of the gate swinging as he recorded a pair of victories in his first official collegiate matches at the 2011 Fresno State Bulldog Classic on the courts at the Wathen Tennis Center on Friday. Senior Tommie Murphy and freshman Andrew Pises posted two wins to set the Golden Bears up with a duo in the doubles semifinals.